Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Day Six: The Freedom Caravan rolls into Atlanta

This morning, caravan riders appeared in the hotel lobby in matching t-shirts representing their various organizations. Many had stayed up into the wee hours making banners for the march, spending their last night on the road having parties and late-night swims in the hotel pool.

I talked to two of the organizers of the Freedom Caravan about how they were feeling on the last day of the caravan. Click on the link under the photo to hear Genaro Rendon, director of the Southwest Workers Union, on the last day of the caravan.

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And below, Robby Rodriquez talks about what it's been like to organize members of the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) and others to come to the USSF on the Freedom Caravan.

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The riders were ready for the march through Atlanta, after up to six days on the road. Here are some photos of the arrival and the opening day march:

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